ooVoo is First Video Chat Service of its Kind to Receive Windows 7 Certification

Jan 05, 2010, 12:00 ET from ooVoo

NEW YORK, Jan. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- ooVoo, the affordable easy-to-use video and audio conferencing service, today announced that it has attained Microsoft Corp.'s "Compatible with Windows 7" certification status. This elite status proves that ooVoo's software meets Microsoft's technical standards for best platform practices and has met the rigorous criteria indicating reliability and technical excellence for the Windows 7 operating system platform.

ooVoo is the first video chat service to complete the Windows 7 certification process. The software's latest version was not only updated to take full advantage of the improved productivity of Windows 7, but also includes significant enhancements to audio quality and adds two popular features - desktop sharing and high resolution video - to its pay-per-use capabilities. ooVoo has also recently expanded its computer-to-phone calling feature and offering with the addition of 18 more countries.

"Having full Windows 7 certification was important to us because we want to give our customers the best tools possible, compatible with the most up-to-date and popular operating systems, to make video and audio calls," said ooVoo COO Marty Walker. "When customers see the Windows logo on ooVoo's download page they have another level of assurance that their experience will be a good one and the software they are installing will work seamlessly with their operating system."

ooVoo also recommends using Microsoft's new HD web camera to further enhance the ooVoo experience and to receive HD, crystal-clear video quality at an affordable price.

About ooVoo

ooVoo provides a high quality video and audio communication service that delivers a meaningful way for people to call and connect over the Internet. ooVoo's technology enables people to experience a face-to-face conversation and share a full range of emotions as if they are in the same room together, whether they are across the street or across the globe. ooVoo's superior quality video and audio are available to anyone with a computer, broadband connection and a web camera, for real-time video calls with up to six friends, relatives and colleagues simultaneously. ooVoo offers high-resolution video, video conversation recording, telephony, video messaging, instant message chat and file sharing among other capabilities.